Library Media Center

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LIBRARY MEDIA CENTER STAFF

Media Director:
Media Technician:

FOLLETT DESTINY
Follett Destiny NWR7

MISSION STATEMENT
To provide a wide variety of materials to support the curriculum and to do so in a manner which reflects the current technology for information retrieval.

GOALS
To provide the opportunity for each student to access information needed to support the classroom curriculum.
To provide instruction in accessing information.

WHAT IS THE LIBRARY MEDIA CENTER?
The library media center is both a place to store information and an approach to accessing information. The center consists of over 20,000 volumes including books, audio tapes, video tapes, and e-books. In addition, periodicals and other reference sources can be accessed through on-line databases.

LOAN PERIODS
Regular Materials - Three Weeks (Renewable)
Periodicals - One Week
Reserve Materials - Overnight

HOURS OF OPERATION
Monday - Friday: 7:15 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

TUTORIALS
Adding a Review to the OPAC

ONLINE DATABASES
ResearchitCT - Connecticut's databases, including magazine and newspaper articles, images, almanacs, website links and more
Encyclopedia Britannica Online
CQ Researcher
Gale Group Databases, including Opposing viewpoints, Student Resources in Context, and the Gale Virtual Reference Library
Columbia Granger's World of Poetry
Literary criticisms from Salem Press
History resources from Salem Press
Social Studies resources from Sharpe Books